Public Realm

Ballymena Public Realm

Image of the proposed public realm works in Ballymena

The scheme aims to significantly enhance public space, accessibility, and safety within the town centre and is expected to add new vitality as well as stimulating support from within the local community to promote more creative uses for the area.

Ballymena Public Realm Update

Notice of Planned Public Realm Work

The Department for Infrastructure Roads, working on behalf of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council will be undertaking pavement and carriageway resurfacing works in the following areas of Ballymena Town Centre:-

  • William Street.
  • Broughshane Street from Granville Drive to Suffolk Street.
  • Ballymoney Street pedestrian link to the multi-storey carpark.
  • Broughshane Street pedestrian link to Garfield Place carpark.

These work commenced January 2019, with the completion of all areas anticipated by August 2019. Completion within this timeframe will, however, be subject to satisfactory weather conditions and no unexpected delays in relation to utilities and services.

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council will provide further details once a programme of works has been finalised with DfI Roads, and following commencement of the works progress reports can be emailed directly to you by Council.  If you wish to be included in these communications please forward your email contact details to either of the council contacts below. 

There will also be representation from DfI Roads and Council throughout the project delivery, who will liaise with traders and public as and when necessary.

We appreciate that this type of work will cause disruption in terms of the noise, closure to sections of pavements, on-street parking and in some instances the carriageway and we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. We will, however, work together to ensure access to your premises is maintained throughout the works.

Your patience and co-operation is greatly appreciated and should you have any further queries in relation to these proposed works, please do not hesitate to contact the Council contacts below:

Contact DetailsUpdate

Update week commencing 21 October

Greenvale Street

Continued construction of new pavements and carriageway.

Update week commencing 14 October

Greenvale Street

  • Paving, installation of tree pits, erection of street lights.
  • Footway link between Greenvale Street and Multi-Storey Car Park will be closed from Tuesday to allow for the reconstruction of this section.

Broughshane Street

  • Footway works on going along Co-Op side of Broughshane Street.
Update week commencing 7 October

Ballymoney Street Car Park Link

Tiling work will be completed this week. Council sub-contractor will be on-site planting shrubs in new flower beds.

Greenvale Street

Continuing to reconstruct and pave footways.   

Update week commencing:

30 September 2019

  • Ballymoney Street Car Park Link: Work will continue to place copings and tile walling. It is anticipated that this will be completed by the end of the week.
  • Greenvale Street: Continuing to reconstruct footways and carriageways and pave same.   

Update week commencing:

23 September 2019

  • Ballymoney Street Car Park Link: Work will continue to clad the walls and pave the footways.
  • Greenvale Street: Paving and reconstruction work will continue.
  • General snagging will continue throughout the public realm.
  • The car park in Granville Drive previously used for storage has now been cleared and is available for car parking.

Update week commencing:

2 September 2019

William Street / Broughshane Street Junction

  • Work will continue to pave at the traffic island.

Ballymoney Street Car Park Link

  • Work will commence to clad walling.

Greenvale Street

  • Work will continue to excavate and reconstruct footway on right-hand side going down street. Also paving will continue at the bottom of the street to the frontage of Tower Centre.

Update week commencing:

26 August 2019

Broughshane Street

  • The bulk of work is planned for completion by the end of this week with an additional week for snagging and any minor defects.
  • The Department for Infrastructure have advised that they are undertaking carriageway surface work which will involve evening road closures. The closures will take place from Sunday 25th August from 7pm to 7am through to and including Thursday 29th (Thursday will be a 10pm closure). The closure will be from Granville drive (which will still have access unto Broughshane St at all times) up to the beginning of the small roundabout at the side of the Fair-hill shopping Centre.

Greenville street

  • The concrete in the centre is now established. This week will see pedestrians moved to the concrete centre to allow work at the properties to begin. Access to properties will be maintained at all times.     

Update week commencing:

12 August 2019

  • Broughshane Street: Footway construction to continue including granite paving.
  • Greenvale Street: Continue the excavation of existing paving with concrete base being added towards the end of the week.

The completion of Broughshane Street carriageway and footway works are currently on track to be concluded by the end of August 2019

Update week commencing:

5 August 2019

  • William Street: Continue granite paving and grouting in footway along the northern side of William Street
  • Broughshane Street: Footway construction to continue including granite paving
  • Greenvale Street: Continue the excavation of existing paving and the importing of the sub-base stone.

The completion of Broughshane Street carriageway and footway works are currently on track to be concluded by the end of August 2019.

Update week commencing:

29 July 2019

  • William Street: Complete granite paving in footway along northern side of William Street.
  • Broughshane Street: Lay granite kerbing and bituminous base layer in footway along western side of Broughshane Street between William Street and entrance to Fairhill Centre Car Park. Commence new granite paving.
  • Greenvale Street: Site clearance and excavation works for new paving foundation.

The completion of Broughshane Street carriageway and footway works are currently on track to be concluded by the end of August 2019.

Update week commencing:

22 July 2019

  • William Street: Lay granite paving in footway along northern side of William Street.
  • Broughshane Street: Excavate for footway foundation and lay new Wi-Fi ducts along western side of Broughshane Street between William Street and entrance to Fairhill Centre Car Park.
  • Footway link from Multi Story Car Park to Ballymoney Street: Excavate for footway foundation and lay bituminous base layer.

Update week commencing:

1 July 2019

William Street

  • Work will continue to pave the left hand side of footway. The estimated completion of both footway and carriageway is still planned for 5 July 2019.
  • Work to resurface the carriageway will commence on Monday 1st July at 7pm. This work will be carried out in the evenings, with road closures in place from 7pm to 7am each evening from Monday to Thursday and to be concluded by Friday 5 July at 7am.
  • Affected properties have been contacted directly.

Broughshane Street

  • Grouting to the paving on the left hand side is still ongoing.
  • The completion of Broughshane Street carriageway and footway works are currently on track to be concluded by the end of August 2019.

Update week commencing:

24 June 2019

  • William Street work will continue with paving on the left-hand side footway. The estimated completion of both the footway and carriageway is 5 July 2019.
  • Grouting of the paving is to continue on Broughshane Street down the left-hand side footway (heading into town).
  • The completion of Broughshane Street carriageway and footway works are planned to be concluded by the end of August 2019.

Update week commencing:

17 June 2019

  • Carry out grouting on granite paving on Broughshane Street between Suffolk Street and Granville Drive.
  • Continue footway paving on William St. from Fairhill Square to Broughshane Street.
  • Commence excavation of footway on William St from Thomas St to Fairhill Square.

Update week commencing:

10 June 2019

  • Carry out grouting on granite paving on Broughshane Street between Suffolk Street and Granville Drive.
  • Work will continue at the junction of William Street and Ballymoney Street to repave realigned corner.
  • Continue footway construction from Fairhill Square to Broughshane Street.
  • Commence reconstruction of traffic island at junction of William Street and Broughshane Street

Update week commencing:

3 June 2019

  • Complete granite paving on Broughshane Street between Suffolk Street and Granville Drive.
  • Work will continue at the junction of William Street and Ballymoney Street to realign the corner.
  • Continue footway construction from Fairhill Square to Broughshane Street.
Update week commencing:

27 May 2019
  • Complete granite paving on Broughshane Street between Suffolk Street and Granville Drive.
  • Work will continue at the junction of William Street and Ballymoney Street to realign the corner.
  • Lay kerbs and commence new footway construction between The Inn and Abbey Insurance Brokers.
Update week commencing:

20 May 2019
  • Work continues on Broughshane Street to upgrade the footways.
  • Work will continue at the junction of William Street and Ballymoney Street to realign the corner.
  • Footway excavation and re- kerbing will commence on William Street from the entrance of the Fairhill Shopping Centre down towards Broughshane Street.
Update week commencing:

13 May 2019
  • Work continues this week on Broughshane Street to upgrade the footways.
  • Work has commenced at the junction of William Street and Ballymoney Street to excavate out and realign the corner.  

Update week commencing:

22 April 2019

  • Work will stop on Friday 19 April 2019 for the Easter Holidays and re-commence on Monday 26 April 2019.

Update week commencing:

15 April 2019

  • The Paving in Garfield Place will be completed.
  • Works will continue on Broughshane Street.

Update week commencing:

8 April 2019

  • The Paving in Garfield Place will continue and is anticipated to be completed by Thursday.
  • Works will continue on Broughshane Street with paving commencing after the completion of Garfield Place.

Update week commencing:

1 April 2019

  • The Paving in Garfield Place will continue.
  • Works will continue on the left-hand side of Broughshane Street between Suffolk Street and Granville Drive.

Update week commencing:

11 March 2019

  • The Paving to Garfield Place which was originally to commence week beginning 4th March 2019, will now begin Monday 11th March 2019. Please note: (This area will be closed to the public however deliveries will be accommodated).
  • Paving will continue on William Street.
  • Works will commence to a section of the left-hand pavement on Broughshane Street – from Suffolk Street towards Granville Drive.

Update week commencing:

25 February 2019

William Street

  • Work will continue on William Street with a paving works being carried out on the right-hand side.
  • Work will commence replacing the kerbs on the pavement at the Ballymoney Street end of the street.

Update week commencing:

18 February 2019 

William Street

  • Work will continue on William Street with paving works expected to commence midweek.

Update week commencing:

11 February 2019

William Street

  • Work will continue on William Street on the right-hand side as you drive down the street.
  • Pedestrian access to businesses will be maintained.
  • Parking bays on the opposite side of the road will be unavailable whilst the work is being carried out to allow traffic to pass.    

Update week commencing:

23 September 
2018

William Street

  • Work will start to replace the pavements on William Street, starting from Broughshane Street end, outside Woodgreen Furniture & Interiors and working backwards towards Ballymoney Street.  Work will be on the right hand side as you drive down the street.
  • Pedestrian access to businesses will be maintained.
  • Parking bays on the opposite side of the road will be unavailable whilst the work is being carried out to allow traffic to pass.    

Update week commencing:

23 September 
2018

Public Realm Update w/c 23 September 2018

  • All paving defects are now complete from original contract.
  • Remaining elements of signage are to be installed through the town.

Lower Mill Street

  • Minor elements of work to be completed with junction at the top of Pats Brae.

Update week commencing:

16 September 
2018

Remediation Work

  • All remediation work outstanding from TAL has now been completed.

Lower Mill Street

  • Work will continue outside Middletown Coffee and is scheduled to be completed by 21 September.
  • The clean and seal in Wellington Court and Mill Street take place at night shortly after. 

Update week commencing:

3 September 
2018

Remediation Work

  • Work is currently planned to take place outside McKillens on the corner of Wellington Street and Ballymoney Street.  

Mill Street & Lower Mill Street

  • Work will continue at the top of Pats Brae.
  • Paving will take place at the corner of Lower Mill Street and Wellington Street.  

Update week commencing:

27 August 2018

Remediation Work

  • Work is currently planned to take place outside McKillens on the corner of Wellington Street and Ballymoney Street.
  • The manhole on Wellington Street has now been reconstructed.

Mill Street & Lower Mill Street

  • Work to replace the pavements on Mill Street is almost complete.
  • Outstanding sections include the top of Pats Brae, outside Rococo and the old Town Hall doorway.
  • Work has started to replace the pavements on the corners of Lower Mill Street and Wellington Street outside Middletown Coffee and Lynburn Bridal.                                                  

Road Closures

  • Work to replace the carriageway is complete and Mill Street is open to vehicular traffic as planned.

Update week commencing:

19 August 2018

Remediation Work

  • Work will commence on lower Wellington Street to reconstruct a manhole
  • A temporary lane restriction will be in place whilst the work is being carried out
  • Pedestrian access to businesses will not be affected

Mill Street

  • Work will continue to replace the pavements on Mill Street
  • Work will start on the corner of Lower Mill Street and Wellington Street                                                 

Road Closures

  • Mill Street remains closed whilst the carriageway works continue
  • Pedestrian access to businesses is not affected and diversion signs are in place
  • This work is progressing well and is currently on schedule to reopen on Saturday 25 August at 7.30am
Update week commencing:

12 August 2018

Remediation Work

  • The section outside the First Trust Bank has now been completed.
  • Work will commence on the corner of Wellington Street and Ballymoney Street outside McKillens.

Mill Street

  • Work will continue to replace the pavements on Mill Street.             
  • Work will start on the corner of Lower Mill Street and Wellington Street.                                            

Road Closures

  • Whilst work on the Public Realm is being undertaken on Mill Street, the Department For Infrastructure (DFI) are taking the opportunity to reconstruct a section of the carriageway.
  • This will involve deep excavation and rebuilding the road which will necessitate a 24hr closure.
  • Mill Street will be closed from the junction with Church Street / Bridge Street through to Wellington Street from 07:30 Monday 13 August until 07:30 Saturday 25 August.
  • Businesses in the immediate area have already been contacted.
  • Delivery vehicles required by local businesses will be accommodated from Pats Brae.
  • Access to all businesses will still be possible by foot and diversion signs will be in place.

 

Update week commencing:

5 August 2018

Remediation Work

Work will continue on Wellington Street outside the First Trust Bank and progress to the corner of Ballymoney Street outside McKillens.

Mill Street

Work will continue to replace the pavements on Mill Street.

Update week commencing:

29 July 2018

Remediation Work

  • Work has commenced on Wellington Street outside the First Trust Bank.

Wellington Court

  • Work has been completed on the gate area on Wellington Street.
  • Work to move the door to the public toilets is still planned.  

Mill Street

  • Work will continue to replace the pavements on Mill Street.

Update week commencing:

22 July 2018

Remediation Work

  • Work will commence on Wellington Street outside the First Trust Bank and McKillens.
  • The evening clean and seal programme is progressing well, with only Wellington Street to be completed.  

Wellington Court

  • Work will start on the gate area on Wellington Street.
  • Pedestrian access will be restricted via Wellington Street, access may be diverted to the Church Street entrance.

Mill Street

  • Work will continue on the opposite side of the street.

Update week commencing:

8 July 2018
&
15 July 2018

Remediation Work

  • The majority of the defect work is now complete, with some still to be carried out on Wellington Street after the holidays.
  • Evening work will continue to clean and seal the paving in the town centre.

Wellington Court

  • The majority of the paving is complete with the exception of the gate area on Wellington Street, outside the public toilets and the probation office doorways which are all to be completed after the holidays.
  • Pedestrian access is permitted, however vehicle access is not allowed until next Thursday when the paving grouting will have cured.

Mill Street

  • Work will continue on 18th July in preparation for the pavers to start w/c 22 July on the opposite side of the street.

Band Stand

  • There will be 2 bands playing from 11am – 3pm on Saturday 7 July with additional street entertainment.

It is anticipated that the majority of the public realm work will stop in the town centre on Friday 6 July until w/c 22 July with the exception of Mill Street. 

Update week commencing:

1 July 2018

Remediation Work

  • The majority of the defect work is now complete, with some still to be carried out on Wellington Street.
  • Evening work will commence to clean and seal the paving, starting on Monday night in Ballymoney Street.

Wellington Court

  • The paving is currently being grouted.
  • The relocation of the door to the Public Toilets is now planned for after the July holidays.
  • Access is now fully open on Church Street and Wellington Street.

Mill Street

  • Paving work will continue on one side of the street, aiming to complete by 6 July.
  • The opposite side of the street will started after the July holidays.
  • Work will continue outside Rococo.

Band Stand

  • The bandstand will be fully accessible.
  • It is envisaged that starting on Saturday 7 July, Council and BID will be providing a programme of summer entertainment at the Band Stand.  

Update week commencing:

24 June 2018

Remediation Work

  • Defect remedial work will take place in small isolated areas.

Wellington Court

  • The resurfacing work in Wellington Court is near completion.
  • The main door to the Public Toilets is due to be relocated. No restrictions to the facilities are anticipated.
  • Access will be fully open by the end of this week.

Mill Street

  • Paving will continue with 2 squads allocated, aiming to complete by 6th July.
  • The opposite side of the street will started after the July holidays.
  • Work will take place outside Rococo.

Band Stand

  • The work is due for completion within the next 2 weeks.

Update week commencing:

17 June 2018

Remediation Work

  • Defect remedial work will take place in small isolated areas.

Wellington Court

  • The resurfacing work in Wellington Court will continue.
  • The entrance from Church Street will be closed and access will be via Wellington Street.

Mill Street

  • The work to replace the pavements on Mill Street will continue.
  • One side of the pavement has been removed and covered temporarily with Bitmac.
  • The pavers will start at the Town Hall end and work up towards Rococo.
  • Work will also take place outside Rococo.

Band Stand

  • The cladding will continue on the main structure.

Update week commencing:

10 June 2018

Remediation Work

  • Defect remedial work will take place in small isolated areas.

Wellington Court

  • The resurfacing work in Wellington Court will continue.

Mill Street

  • The work to replace the pavements on Mill Street will continue.

Band Stand

  • The cladding will continue on the main structure and timber slats will be installed to granite seats.

Update week commencing:

3 June 2018

Wellington Court

  • The resurfacing work in Wellington Court will continue.

Mill Street

  • The work to replace the pavements on Mill Street will continue.

Band Stand

  • The cladding will continue on the main structure and timber slats will be installed to granite seats.

Update week commencing:

27 May 2018

Remediation Work

  • Defect remedial work will continue on Ballymoney Street in small isolated areas.

Wellington Court

  • The resurfacing work in Wellington Court will continue.

Mill Street

  • The work to replace the pavements on Mill Street will continue.

Band Stand

  • The cladding will continue on the main structure.
  • The granite seating and paving will be cleaned and sealed.

Update week commencing:

20 May 2018

Remediation Work

  • Defect remedial work will continue on Ballymoney Street in small isolated areas.
  • Businesses in the immediate vicinity have been already been advised.

Wellington Court

  • The resurfacing work in Wellington Court will continue.
  • Church Street entrance will be closed during these works.
  • Access to the public toilets and businesses will be maintained via the Wellington Street entrance

Mill Street

  • The work to replace the pavements on Mill Street will continue.
  • The work will be carried out in sections to minimise disruption.

Band Stand

  • The cladding will continue on the main structure.

Update for week commencing:

13 May 2018

Remediation Work

  • Defect remedial work will commence on Ballymoney Street in small isolated areas.
  • Businesses in the immediate vicinity have been already been advised.

Wellington Court

  • The resurfacing work in Wellington Court will begin on Sunday 13 May.
  • Church Street entrance will be closed during these works.
  • Access to the public toilets and businesses will be maintained via the Wellington Street entrance.

Mill Street

  • New work will commence replacing the pavements on Mill Street on Sunday 13 May.
  • The work will be carried out in sections to minimise disruption.

Band Stand

  • The road has now been rebuilt and resurfaced all the way around the bandstand.
  • The cladding will continue on the main structure.

Update for week commencing:

7 May 2018

Remediation Work

  • Bryan Street will be open from Saturday onwards.
  • Drainage defects will be addressed on Wellington Street at night time.

Wellington Court

  • The resurfacing work in Wellington Court has been postponed until after the Bank Holiday Weekend.
  • Exploratory drainage work may take place on Friday.

Band Stand

  • The paving around the bandstand is to be completed.
  • The cladding is to start on the main structure.

Night Time Road Works

In order to facilitate the completion of the resurfacing of the road around the bandstand and drainage issues on Wellington Street, staged nighttime closures will take place between 7pm and 7am from Monday 7 May to Wednesday 9 May. Streets affected by the closures will be;

  • Wellington Street
  • Ballymoney Street
  • Church Street

Diversions and signage will be in place.

Update for week commencing:

29 April 2018

Remediation Work

  • Work has now been completed on Bryan Street/Wellington Street corner, however, the road will remain closed until Thursday evening. This is to allow the grouting around the paving to cure so the surface is suitable for vehicular traffic.
  • Work outside the Tower Centre is now completed.

Wellington Court

  • Exploratory drainage work will commence in Wellington Court.
  • From Wednesday onwards there will be no access from Church Street to Wellington Street.
  • Access to McKillens, the Probation Board, Citizens Advice and Public Toilets will be maintained via Wellington Street. •
  • Relevant signage will be in place.

Band Stand

  • Construction work will continue to the road in and around Broadway to facilitate the new canopy and seating. Work is on schedule with no delays reported at present. The following roads will remain closed until Saturday 5 May;
    • Broughshane Street (from Alexander Street junction)
    • Broadway
    • Broadway Avenue
    • Church Street Link
  • Work on the main canopy structure is ongoing.

Road Closures

Broughshane Street will be closed from the Alexander Street junction to Broadway until Saturday 5 May to conclude the road reconstruction.

Access to all businesses is still possible by foot and surrounding car parks are also accessible with diversion signs and business as usual signs in place.

Update for week commencing:

22 April 2018

Remediation Work

  • Due to an unforeseen issue with NIE cables, drainage works will continue on Bryan Street/Wellington Street corner until 30th April.  
  • Defect works on Wellington Street are ongoing with drainage works to follow.
  • All remedial defects on Church Street have now been completed, with some drainage defects still to be addressed.
  • Minor works will continue on Ballymoney Street.

Band Stand

Major construction work will be undertaken to the road in and around Broadway to facilitate the new canopy and seating. As a result, the following roads will be closed from 07.30am Sunday 22 April until 07.30 Saturday 5 May;  

  • Broughshane Street (from Alexander Street junction)
  • Broadway
  • Broadway Avenue
  • Church Street Link

Road Closures

  • As a result of the road closure for the Band Stand works, the Department For Infrastructure (DFI) are taking the opportunity to reconstruct a section of the carriageway on Broughshane Street from Garfield Place to Broadway which has recently been showing signs of failure. This will involve deep excavation and rebuilding the road which will necessitate a 24hr closure.
  • Broughshane Street will be closed from the Alexander Street junction to Broadway from 07.30am Sunday 22 April until 07.30 Saturday 5 May.
  • Businesses in the immediate area have already been contacted by both the Council and DFI.
  • Access to all businesses will still be possible by foot and surrounding car parks will also be accessible with diversion signs in place.

Update for week commencing:

16 April 2018

Remediation Works

Drainage works to continue on Bryan Street/Wellington Street Corner. Work to start on Ballymoney Street defects. Drainage channel to be removed from the pavement from Just to Ballymena Dental Care on Broughshane Street. Ad hoc minor defects will be carried out throughout the town.

Band Stand

Copper Cladding to be carried out on band stand. Paving to be carried out around the bandstand base.

Update for week commencing:

26 March 2018

Remediation Works

Minor works will continue on Wellington Street. Work will be undertaken around pavement utility covers and tree pits on most streets.

Broadway

Paving and canopy works to continue.

Update for week commencing:

19 March 2018

Night Time Road Closures

Broughshane Street will be closed at Granville Street for the installation of the new bandstand canopy. Closures are as follows;

  • Tuesday 20 March 7pm – 7am
  • Wednesday 21 March 7pm – 7am
  • Thursday 22 March 10pm – 7am

There is a possibility that there may be an additional night time road closure on Friday 23 March 10pm – 7am, however, this is dependent on progress made earlier in the week.

Diversions will be in place at Granville Street.

Defects

Works to address minor defects will continue throughout the town centre. Remediation works will be undertaken outside the Marie Curie Shop on Wellington Street.

Band Stand

The structural frame for the bandstand canopy will be erected.

Easter Holidays

There is no work planned for w/c 26 March. Work will resume Mon 9 April. Should you have any issues or concerns please see contact details below.

Update for week commencing:

12 March 2018

Band Stand

  • Concrete bases to be laid for granite seating.
  • Paving works to be progressed.

Remediation Works

  • Minor defects will be undertaken throughout the town.

Update for week commencing:

5 March 2018

Remediation Works

  • Wellington Street – It is anticipated the current section of paving from Progressive to Benneton will be completed.
  • Bryan street / Wellington street Corner – It is anticipated the paving to this corner will be completed.
  • Minor remedial works will continue in Wellington Street from Bryan Street to Mill Street.
  • Minor remedial works will take place in Bryan Street.

Broadway Works

  • Base levels to be finalised and foundations to be installed for the granite seating.
  • Paving works to begin within island.                
Update for week commencing:

26 February 2018

Remediation Works

  • Remediation work to continue on the pavement at the Bryan Street / Wellington Street junction.
  • Elements of isolated remediation works to Wellington Street, Church Street, Broughshane Street and Ballymoney Street.

Broadway

  • New Kerb line complete by 23rd February 2018.
  • Concrete plinths to be formed for seating.
  • Base levels to be formed within Island.
Update for week commencing:

19 February 2018

Broadway

  • Works are progressing well and foundations for the new canopy structure have now been completed. Work at Broadway will continue through the coming months with completion expected late spring 2018.

Meeting House Lane

  • It is anticipated the surface paving to Meeting House Lane will be completed on 16 February 2018.

Wellington Street

  • Works to Wellington Street will recommence week beginning 19 February 2018 and will last for approximately three weeks.
Update for week commencing:

12 February 2018
  • Work will be completed at the Broughshane St and Ballymoney St Corner and open to vehicles and pedestrians evening of 9 February 2018.
  • Work at the beginning of Church Street will continue and be completed by Friday 16 February 2018
  • Broadway work will continue this week with foundations for new canopy being prepared
  • Meeting House Lane work was completed on 8 February 2018 by NIE and will now be reinstated this week.
  • Wellington Street will continue this week with remedial works.
Update for week commencing:

5 February 2018

Remedial Works

  • Work will now commence on Wellington Street, the main area being from midway Progressive Building Society frontage to Midway Benetton frontage. It is envisaged this work will be for a period of approximately 3 weeks. Pedestrian access to all premises on this section of street will be maintained.  

Broadway

  • Works will continue at the Broadway/Ballymoney street junction this week which is planned to be completed by the end of the week. Due to Health & Safety concerns, this will involve a temp closure on the carriageway unto this work is completed.
  • Paving will be extended at Broadway avenue junction/Church Street to the two temporary bitmac bays. This work is planned to last a week and access to properties will not be affected. There will be no impact to vehicular traffic.     
  • Visits have taken place to properties where work will take place and will continue throughout the week.

Update for week commencing:

29 January 2018

  • Work will continue at Broadway.
  • Work will begin on Broadway Bandstand area – foundations prepared.
  • Remedial work will focus on Church Street for next two to three weeks.

NIE remain in Meetinghouse Lane and once they have completed their electrical works, contractors will make good all surface work.

In view of arising health and safety concerns relating to members of the public, it is with reluctance that the Link from Broughshane Street into Ballymoney Street is to be closed to vehicular traffic for approx. 2 weeks.  Diversions will be signposted throughout the town.

Contact:

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council: